Pete Gluszek, The Dean of the Bass University, says that one of the most common questions he gets from anglers when guiding and students at Bass University classes is, "What fishing line should I use in different situations?". In this fishing instructional video, Pete discusses the different types of
Most anglers refer to powershotting as a technique with baitcasting tackle and heavier line. Mark Zona's definition is more like power dropshotting. You're still using spinning tackle, but you're power fishing. Watch this full 22-minute video to learn more.
0:46 Traditional powershotting vs. Zona's powershotting (power dropshotting)
Swimbaits are well known for being one of the best BIG BASS baits. Learning more about swimbait tactics is also a great way to take your bass fishing skill-set to the next level! Swimbaits have helped Adrian Avena go from a true bass fishing beginner to a successful FLW
The Bass University founder and 17-time consecutive Bassmaster Classic qualifier Mike "Ike" Iaconelli conducted a seminar in Kokomo, Indiana about an often-overlooked detail of bass fishing, hooks. The hook and the line are your direct connections to your bait and your fish. Iaconelli discusses how selecting the correct hook for
Matt Arey is a 12-year FLW pro that moved to the Bassmaster Elite Series in 2019 and qualified for the Bassmaster Classic in his first year on tour. Matt has a 1-2 punch approach to having big females show themselves and using another bait to get them to commit, if
Our most popular piece from the 2018 Bassmaster Classic was Munenori Kajiwara talking about Japan Import Tackle. Pete Gluszek and Pat Renwick welcome Munenori back for the 2019 Bassmaster Classic with more imported Japanese secret baits for catching bass. Munenori bring everything from ultra-finesse, finesse fishing lures like you've never seen,
The Ned rig is a great finesse fishing technique, but it excels in open water situations. What about when you want to fish a finesse technique like the Ned rig around vegetation and skip it around cover without getting hung up? Mike Iaconelli introduces a new finesse bass fishing technique developed
Swimbaits are a great lure for catching bass, and in many situations, they are replacing the crankbait. Swimbaits come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but MLF pro David Dudley only employs a handful of shapes and colors. Watch this bass fishing instructional seminar on fishing soft plastic swimbaits
Kurt Dove is an accomplished BASS and FLW tournament angler and Lake Amistad fishing guide. Today, he's on the water to discuss a little rig that catching lots of bass. It's called the Ned rig. This simple finesse lure is great for fishing clear water and pressured/innactive bass. In this
Bassmaster tournament bass fishing 2-time champion John Murray shares some information about the quickly-developing area of fishing for suspended bass. Ever wonder why this fish in the tank at Bass Pro are often just sitting in the open area water in the middle of that tank, when there's perfect cover
Missile Baits owner Johnny Crews is back with The Bass University in the winter in Gadsden, AL to talk about fishing a Ned rig aka Midwest finesse rig. Lots of anglers look at the Ned rig and think there's not much to it. It looks like half a senko on
Mike Iaconelli is on the water with Dave Mansue discussing a hot topic, swimbaits.
Bryan Thrift is out fishing on Lake Norman to demonstrate a great clear water finesse fishing technique. When the conditions aren't great to get bit on a regular-sized football jig, but you know the fish are there, sometimes downsizing your presentation with a finesse football micro jig will get you
West Coast Bassmaster Elite Series Pro angler John Murray discusses catching big smallmouth. On some bodies of water, they're the most fun to catch, and in a tournament situation on those bodies of water, the best chance you have at winning. John talks about the specifics of his favorite baits